Atari 5200 Game Console System for Sale

Atari 5200 game console system for saleIn 1982, Atari introduced its successor to its widely popular and profitable Atari 2600 system. The new 8-Bit video game console was called the Atari 5200 which was originally created to compete with Mattel's successful Intellivision system. The Atari 5200 was based on the Atari 400/800 computer which featured the MOS Technology 6502 CPU so its internal hardware was almost identical. This game system included new features such as four controller ports 5hat would each connect to a Atari's new analog 360 degree joystick (Atari 2600 only had 4 position joysticks) on a long rectangular body with numeric keypads and fire buttons on the top sides. It was also the first system to have an automatic TV switchbox. The system was launched with the games Galaxian and Space Invaded included with the game console. About 69 games were officially released for the Atari 5200 game console. Although it was superior in technology, the Atari 5200 did not enjoy the same popular and commercial success of its predecessor. The initial cost of the 5200 and lack of compatibility for 2600 game cartridges, especially since the Intellivision 2 had an adapter to play these games.


Atari 5200 Original Atari C018187 Power AC Adapter OEM
$9.99
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Vintage 1983 Real Sports Soccer Atari 5200 Video Game Brand New in Box
$24.99
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Atari 5200 Super Breakout w Box Instructions Overlays Tested Working
$11.00
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Atari 5200 Centipede w Box Instructions Tested Working Free US Shipping
$14.00
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Atari 5200 Realsports Tennis w Box Manual Tested Working Free US Shipping
$16.00
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Atari 5200 Moon Patrol Cartridge Tested Working Free US Shipping
$20.00
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Atari 5200 QBert Cartridge Tested Working Free US Shipping
$10.00
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Jungle Hunt Atari 5200 Cartridge and Box
$8.99
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Galaxian for Atari 5200 Cartridge Only Fast shipping
$2.10
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Atari 5200 Super Breakout game cartridge with card
$2.00
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Atari 5200 Super Breakout cartridge with box instructions card
$4.99
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Vintage 1982 Pac Man Atari 5200 Video Game Brand New In Box
$24.99
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